LAHORE: Intern-Provincial Education Ministers Conference (IPEMC) announced to hold examinations of higher classes this year. The examinations of classes 10 and 12 will be held after June 20.
According to press release issued by the IPEMC, summer vacations will be limited this year and provinces will decide how many leaves to grant as they see fit.
All education ministers, including the Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan ministers attended the IPEMC, which is responsible for formulating policies related to the education sector.
The meeting reviewed the latest COVID-19 situation in the country and decided to hold examinations in the country after June 20; however, provinces would finalise the dates of the exams.
Chairman Inter-Provincial Education Ministers Committee Shafqat Mahmood urged all federal units to ensure timely vaccination of teachers, supervisory staff, and other administrative staff. Those who do not have vaccination certificates will not be called for invigilation, the meeting decided.
The Federal Education Ministry, after consultations with the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), had announced that the teachers will be vaccinated for coronavirus on priority to bring an end to the disruption in the education sector and reduce learning losses.